What I Mean When I Say

I’m Not Materialistic (Am I?)

"I'm not materialistic" I say, as I grab a little knick-knack off the shelf at Goodwill. I'm not materialistic I think as I buy more and more things over time, participate in capitalism, and eagerly await the arrival of new things whether it's clothes, car parts, or exercise equipment. But I can still say I'm… Continue reading I’m Not Materialistic (Am I?)

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What I Mean When I Say

“Life Sucks”

I don't say this one too often, but I do say it on the rare occasion. And if you were to hear me say this without any context or knowledge of my personality, my history, and my thought process then I could see how it could easily be misconstrued. It's not just me either, is… Continue reading “Life Sucks”

What I Mean When I Say

“I’ve Changed”

I don't say this often only because the moment doesn't often arise where I get to say it. If I could, I think I would tell everyone willing to listen that I've changed. Partially because I am absolutely obsessed with the concept of change. It's such a nifty idea isn't it? We can start off… Continue reading “I’ve Changed”

What I Mean When I Say

“Don’t Shoot For The Stars”

And you'll end up happier. Before you have a visceral reaction to the title of this let me clarify that I am not saying don't have big dreams or goals. I have a ton of extremely lofty life dreams in many different areas sine I have so many things I'm passionate about. This isn't about… Continue reading “Don’t Shoot For The Stars”

What I Mean When I Say

“Staying Home Tonight”

I can't go out tonight. Why? Because I'm staying home. This sounds like a simple enough phrase but surprisingly, there's some explanation needed. I'm starting with this: it's okay to stay inside. It's okay to prefer staying in. It's okay to enjoy your life outside of a restaurant, a bar, or a club. It's okay… Continue reading “Staying Home Tonight”